Trump’s announcement that the U.S. recognizes Jerusalem as Israel’s capital is due to domestic political concerns in both countries and is further evidence that business needs to consider all types of scenarios in planning for the medium term.
Every day it seems the geo-political situation gets more complex and since I believe it is important for business leaders to pay attention and also take steps to mitigate the risks I am visiting 9 cites across to spread the message to IESE’s alumni community.
Working in Barcelona, I have found myself caught up in the kind of geo-political crisis I wrote about in Strategy and Geopolitics and like most people have been somewhat taken by surprise by the crisis and how far it has gone.
An understanding of how the conflict in the Northern Ireland became tragically violent is critical in these times of political tension around the world.
When a British General had his troops open fire on unarmed people in Amritsar in 1919 it radicalized the independence movement in what is now called India, Pakistan and Bangladesh.